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Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Sept. 20

Team Standings Knights of Columbus 14 Wins 6 Losses Rollin GoodTimes 13 Wins 7 Losses Dilly Dilly 12 Wins 8 Losses O'Bar 12 Wins 8 Losses The Bowl Movements 11 Wins 9 Losses Livin' on a Spare 8 Wins 12 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 7 Wins 13 Losses Hol...

 

Leaving a spiritual legacy

As many of us look to the future, we may have concerns about what we will leave our children and relatives. What kind of legacy will you leave your family and friends? Now I know the first thoughts I think about, and perhaps you too, would be what yo...

 

Parable of the Sower

We all remember the Parable of the Sower in which Jesus is describing to his Apostles how the kingdom of God is to be preached and the people to whom it is to be preached. This parable is given in three out of the four Gospels but I will be using the...

 

Cox named deputy warden at BJCC

The Charles E. Bill Johnson Correctional Center is announcing the promotion of Scotty Cox to deputy warden. Deputy Cox began his career with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections in 2010 as a...

 

August Rotary Students of the Month honored

Julius Andreas Domingo Cardonita Julius is the son of Tommy Cardonita and Maria Cardonita. High school activities include band, Electric Gold (vice president), senior class president, freshman,...

 

Women's golf concludes Lady Panther invite

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Northwestern Oklahoma State traveled to Missouri for their second invitational of the fall season. The Rangers had five individuals competing in the Lady Panther Invite at the Silo Ridge Country Club hosted by Drury. In the two day...

 

Ranger volleyball sweeps Southeastern for third straight conference win

DURANT, Okla. – The Rangers swept the Savage Storm on the road for the third straight conference win of the season. Sophomore Addison Wimmer led her team in kills with 20. Junior Cameron Lobb led in assists with 35 and freshman Andrea Coady...

 

Tonny Loustaunau hired as relationship manager at Northwestern Foundation

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association announces the appointment of Tonny Loustaunau as its relationship manager. Loustaunau begins his new role after working for three years as a...

 

Wimmer named AVCA National Player of the Week

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State Volleyball finished off a perfect week after opening Great American Conference play with two wins over Southern Nazarene in three sets before beating East Central in four sets. The Rangers were honored with...

 

Potter wins 1st rodeo for Rangers

ALVA, Okla. – Growing up in southwest Nebraska, Quade Potter has seen his share of success in that region of the country. Now a junior transfer at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Potter returned as close to his old stomping grounds as he...

 

Rangers fall to Oklahoma Baptist

ALVA, Okla. – The Ranger football team continued conference play at home facing off in their third game of the year against Oklahoma Baptist Bison. Both teams battled back and forth with strong offensive plays and good defensive stops. A late...

 

Random Thoughts

As we approach the end of another baseball season, the topic of how many home runs certain players will hit becomes important to the sport’s fans. Leading a league in home runs is one of the more pr...

 

Ramblings of a redneck farmer

When I started writing I made a verbal agreement with myself. I told myself that you write whatever is on your heart and your mind, no matter what. Whether one person reads it or thousands of people read it, you stay with that scope in mind. You writ...

 

School buses

And Little Johnnie got in trouble on the bus again. The Westward expansion of the 19th century left families across rural America with limited mobility. Schools were located 10 or less miles apart,...

 

Northwest Tech, Waynoka School budgets approved

The Woods County Excise Board approved two school budgets during a regular meeting on Wednesday morning. Board members present were Joe Shirley, Chris Olson and Bob Seivert. Board members approved the 2022-2023 budget for the Northwest Career Tech... Full story

 

Governors races take on new prominence, with higher stakes

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Governors races often are overshadowed by the fight for control of Congress during midterm elections. But this fall, which candidate wins a state's top executive post could be pivotal for the nation's political future. With...

 

Man convicted in shooting death of Kansas City attorney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 84-year-old man was convicted Thursday of shooting and killing a Kansas City lawyer who had won a multi-million judgment against him in a civil lawsuit. A Jackson County jury deliberated about two hours before finding...

 

Russian men join exodus, fearing call-up to fight in Ukraine

ISTANBUL (AP) — Military-aged men fled Russia in droves Friday, filling planes and causing traffic jams at border crossings to avoid being rounded up to fight in Ukraine following the Kremlin's partial military mobilization. Queues stretching for...

 

Missouri county settles underwire bra jail dispute for $405K

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri county has agreed to pay $405,000 to settle two lawsuits filed in a dispute that began when some underwire bras set off metal detectors at the county detention center. The Jackson County Legislature approved the...

 

4.4M Americans roll up sleeves for omicron-targeted boosters

U.S. health officials say 4.4 million Americans have rolled up their sleeves for the updated COVID-19 booster shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the count Thursday as public health experts bemoaned President Joe Biden's...

 

DA: Topeka officers justified in man's shooting death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Topeka police officers who shot and killed a man this summer were justified because the man charged at them with a knife, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said. The officers shot Christopher Kelley, a...

 

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